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n. Chiefly British
See robin.

[Middle English ruddok, from Old English rudduc; see reudh- in Indo-European roots.]


(Animals) Brit a dialect name for the robin1
[Old English rudduc; related to rudu redness; see rudd]
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Relatives of financial adviser Ian Ruddock, 34, wept as he was led to the cells.
Ian Ruddock showed almost no emotion when he was quizzed by police about the death of his five-week-old baby daughter Olivia.
MIKE RUDDOCK has broken almost a decade of silence to outline exactly why he quit as Wales boss less than a year after winning the Grand Slam.
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Mr Gove was on hand to help officially open the new Sir Paul and Lady Ruddock Centre at King Edward's, named in honour of financier and former pupil Sir Paul, who was a key benefactor to the project.
MIKE Ruddock has been appointed as the new coach of the Ireland Under-20s.
MIKE RUDDOCK will return to Ireland to lick his wounds now that Worcester Warriors have lost their battle to stay in the Guinness Premiership.
MIKE RUDDOCK has told Warren Gatland's Six Nations aces: "You won't implode like my Grand Slam winners of 2005.
WORRIED Worcester Warriors' director of rugby Mike Ruddock has warned his players to beware an ambush at Bristol tomorrow.
WHEN Mike Ruddock took over the management role at Wales, he laid down a vision statement using the nation's initials.
FORMER Wales coach Mike Ruddock sensationally quit rugby last night to join a business recruitment company - but has hasn't ruled out returning to coaching in the future.
RUGBY'S international sprinter Ellena Ruddock capped a two-week warm weather training trip to Spain with a victory over 100 metres at a Grand Prix meeting in Alicante.